Physics & Astronomy

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  1. Book ImageAstronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Adam Frank

    A textbook that is not written like a textbook.More

  2. Book Image21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1 - 14, 24

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  3. Book Image21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 1 - 7, 13 - 24

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  4. Book ImageThe Norton Starry Night Workbook: for 21st Century Astronomy, Fifth Edition & Astronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Steven Desch, Michael Marks

    Starry Night is a realistic and user-friendly planetarium simulation program designed to allow students in urban areas to perform observational activities on a computer screen. Our unique, accompanying workbook offers observation assignments that guide students'...More

  5. Book Image21st Century Astronomy

    Laura Kay, Stacy Palen, George Blumenthal

    Fifth Edition

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  6. Book ImageLearning Astronomy by Doing Astronomy: Collaborative Lecture Activities

    Stacy Palen, Ana Larson

    Education research shows that students learn by doing.More

  7. Book ImageUnderstanding Our Universe

    Stacy Palen, Laura Kay, Bradford Smith, Et Al.

    Second Edition

    Students learn astronomy by doing astronomy.More

  8. Book ImageThe Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church, 1616-1633

    Michael S. Petterson, Frederick Purnell, Jr., Mark C. Carnes

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Trial of Galileo brings the Scientific Revolution to life by sparking debate on issues of science and religion.More

  9. Book ImageEnergy, Environment, and Climate

    Richard Wolfson

    Second Edition

    Emphasizes climate change as an energy-related environmental issue.More

  10. Book ImageEverything and More: A Compact History of Infinity

    David Foster Wallace, Neal Stephenson

    "A gripping guide to the modern taming of the infinite."—The New York Times. With a new introduction by Neal Stephenson.More

  11. Book ImageThe Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

    Seth Shulman

    "A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeMore

  12. Book ImageThe New Time Travelers: A Journey to the Frontiers of Physics

    David Toomey

    The story of physicists' quest to answer a mind-boggling question: How can we travel through time?More

  13. Book ImagePhysics for Engineers and Scientists

    Hans C. Ohanian, John T. Markert

    Extended Third Edition / Parts 1-6 / Chapters 1-41

    Designed for the introductory calculus-based physics course, Physics for Engineers and Scientists is distinguished by its lucid exposition and accessible coverage of fundamental physical concepts.More

  14. Book ImagePhysics for Engineers and Scientists

    Hans C. Ohanian, John T. Markert

    Regular Third Edition / Parts 1-5 / Chapters 1-36

    Designed for the introductory calculus-based physics course, Physics for Engineers and Scientists is distinguished by its lucid exposition and accessible coverage of fundamental physical concepts.More

  15. Book ImageUncentering the Earth: Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

    William T. Vollmann

    “Highly personal and philosophical . . . the next best thing to reading Copernicus.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

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